Tools Featured in this Teardown

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Acer Liquid E1, use our service manual.

Remove the plastic back and the exposed battery.
  • Remove the plastic back and the exposed battery.

  • Do not forget to remove sim- and SD-cards

  • Use a torx t5 to unscrew all screws. This will be the first and last time you'll use a screwdriver with this device.

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Use a plastic opening tool or spudger Pry around the side to release the backframe from the middleframe
  • Use a plastic opening tool or spudger

  • Pry around the side to release the backframe from the middleframe

  • Be careful as the frame is quite fragile

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To free the main board, remove the connector and antenna-cable Use a plastic spudger Be careful not to chip components
  • To free the main board, remove the connector and antenna-cable

  • Use a plastic spudger

  • Be careful not to chip components

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Tilting the main board will reveal this connection Use a plastic spudger to open the lock Carefully pull the flex cable out of it
  • Tilting the main board will reveal this connection

  • Use a plastic spudger to open the lock

  • Carefully pull the flex cable out of it

  • Don't put alot of stress on it

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At the bottom, use a pair of tweezers to remove the yellow tape from the connector Use a plastic spudger to unlock Pull the flexcable out carefully
  • At the bottom, use a pair of tweezers to remove the yellow tape from the connector

  • Use a plastic spudger to unlock

  • Pull the flexcable out carefully

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Next, use a platic spudger to remove the flex cable from its connection Next, use a platic spudger to remove the flex cable from its connection
  • Next, use a platic spudger to remove the flex cable from its connection

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Use a spudger to remove the bottom-plate from the frame. Be careful when using metal tools (like I did) Make sure the antenna cable isn't attached to anything except it's socket
  • Use a spudger to remove the bottom-plate from the frame.

  • Be careful when using metal tools (like I did)

  • Make sure the antenna cable isn't attached to anything except it's socket

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Let the remaining heat at 95°C for about 3-5 minutes to soften the adhesive Use an opening tool to pry at the top, between your digitizer and the middleframe Open it from the top, your digitizer-flex runs at the bottom
  • Let the remaining heat at 95°C for about 3-5 minutes to soften the adhesive

  • Use an opening tool to pry at the top, between your digitizer and the middleframe

  • Open it from the top, your digitizer-flex runs at the bottom

  • Be careful when using a heat-gun. Heat-guns don't distribute heat evenly and LCD-burns may occur

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To remove the LCD, remove the sticker on the back of the midframe. It conseals the LCD-flex Be careful when removing the sticker. It's glued tightly and too much stress will tear the LCD-flex Remove the LCD by pulling the whole cable through the midframe.
  • To remove the LCD, remove the sticker on the back of the midframe. It conseals the LCD-flex

  • Be careful when removing the sticker. It's glued tightly and too much stress will tear the LCD-flex

  • Remove the LCD by pulling the whole cable through the midframe.

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All done
  • All done

  • I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did

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